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West Blocton, Alabama Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for West Blocton, Alabama. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how West Blocton compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for West Blocton, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 135 total crimes reported in West Blocton, Alabama (1 of them violent). Of the 27 crimes that take place per year in West Blocton, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in West Blocton, Alabama 27 times a year.

Total Crime in West Blocton, Alabama (2002-2005, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in West Blocton, Alabama for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in West Blocton has been reduced by 1900%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime stayed about the same. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 5 years in West Blocton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six for West Blocton, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in West Blocton, Alabama (2002-2005, 2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like West Blocton, Alabama (2002-2005, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

West Blocton, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for West Blocton conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.